The Battle of France, 1944/06/26
"Allies Advance in France With the Allies in France, Shortly after United Nation troops establish their beachhead, King George visits the front and General Charles De Gaulle is cheered by local populace. Thousands of prisoners are captured as take Cherbourg." (partial newsreel)
Production Company Universal StudiosAudio/Visual sound, b&w
May 2, 2006
Murky Scenes of the Allied Drive Across France
Newsreel story about the Allied drive across France after D-Day. This is pretty standard, though there are a few striking images of soldiers and prisoners of war. Unfortunately, the footage is murky, so its hard to see those striking images.
Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: *. Weirdness: *. Historical Interest: ***. Overall Rating: ***.